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stringcourse

string·course

 (strĭng′kôrs′)
n.
A horizontal band or molding set in the face of a building as a design element.
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stringcourse

(ˈstrɪŋˌkɔːs)
n
(Architecture) another name for cordon4
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string•course

(ˈstrɪŋˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs)

n.
a horizontal band, as of stone, projecting beyond or flush with the face of a building.
[1815–25]
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fascia: any relatively broad, horizontal surface, as the outer edge of a cornice, a stringcourse, etc.
In his work, we see Richardson as a man whose genius for geometry sings forth in every stringcourse and mortar bed, because each stratum of dressed stone is presented as the inevitable product of a singularly powerful presiding intellect.